Jewish Basics

9 Essential Libyan Jewish Dishes

From flavorful stews to a sweet semolina cake and, of course, hand-rolled couscous.

Shavuot Food

Great-Grandma Bessie’s Cheese Blintz Recipe

This family favorite recipe uses a secret ingredient for the creamy filling.

This Easy Iraqi Jewish Breakfast Is a Family Favorite

Kahi and qei'mar, ready in under 30 minutes.

Libyan Semolina Cake with Spiced Date Filling

Syrup-soaked saefra is a cake fit for a king.

Quick and Easy Cheesecake Pie 

Whether you opt for a graham cracker or regular pie crust, this recipe will become your go-to.

What Makes Crisco So Jewish?

How the vegan shortening became a symbol of the Jewish American Dream.

This Sour Soup Is a Taste of Mexican Jewish Culture

For our family, kibbe hamda is a Friday staple.

This Baba Ganoush Recipe Is a Tribute to My Grandmother

Chef Alon Shaya fell in love with food in his safta’s kitchen.

I Have Thoughts About the Viral LA Stuffed Bagel

The Calic stuffed garlic butter bagel is tasty — but it doesn’t scratch the bagel itch.

This Israeli Krembo Cake Is the Perfect Passover Dessert

Rich chocolate cake topped with whipped cream and ganache.

8 Passover Breakfast Ideas Better Than Matzah Brei

Bring the spirit of Passover freedom to your breakfast table.